As wind turbine size is set to grow dramatically, and bearings are perhaps the most vulnerable element in the whole wind turbine system, the testing work of the “Large Bearing Laboratory” Fraunhofer IWES (LBL) work has become essential. Read more about the institute’s latest advancement in this article here for free.
In the course of 5 years, the institute has become the greatest bearing testing specialist in Europe, offering the closest to field experience testing. Learn more here:
Read now the full presentation to learn more about:
- Goldwind’s comparison of different main bearing arrangements
- Difficulties in the design of adjusted bearing arrangement
- Optimized design of tapered roller bearings
- Influence of temperature field and mounting accuracy on bearing pre-load
Presented by Yiping Shi, Assistant of Chief Engineer R&D, during the "Bearings for Wind Turbines 2018" conference organized by IQPC Germany.
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